The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Carpenter in Portland, Oregon
Cutting-edge industrial technology meets grit, integrity and passion.
At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization.
Construct, install and remove ring pole scaffolding, wooden plank & bracket scaffolding, and walkways. Perform all Marine Carpentry duties under the direction of Gunderson Marine supervisory personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are typical for this role. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.
Prepare scaffolding packages needed for different assemblies
Work as a team to accomplish various carpentry tasks
Fabricate wooden ladders, boxes, stairs, and various wooden assemblies
Build and disassemble structures and fixtures of wood and plywood using carpenters hand tools and power tools
Select specified type of lumber or other materials accordingly
Erects framework for structures including scaffolding, cradles, gangways, and staging accordingly
Must complete fall protection and confined space training
Follow and adhere strictly to Gunderson's safety policies and regulations
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The following generally describes requirements to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Ability to use the following equipment: level, square, rule, calipers, saws, chisels and planes, plumb bob, carpenters level, various hammers, and power tools, timbers, sledgehammers, and other measuring instruments
Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively as a member of a team
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong worth ethic, flexible, reliable, and punctual
Experience and Education
Proven carpentry experience
Scaffolding experience a plus
N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)
F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)
C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)
Reach Forward: F
Reach Upward: F
Push / Pull
12 lbs. or less: N
13- 25 lbs.: N
26 -50 lbs.: F
51-100 lbs.: O
Lift / Carry
11-20 lbs.: C
21-50 lbs.: F
76 -100: N
Work overtime as required (varies, may require some weekend days)
Work around traffic and heavy manufacturing equipment
Must have the ability to enter and move through manway and tank openings
Work at heights on scaffolding and ladders, in dim-lit areas, on slippery or uneven surfaces
Exposure to heat, cold, noise, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, toxic chemicals, and inclement weather conditions.
Work in confined space.
Safety Equipment Required
*Steel Toed Shoes
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Company: Gunderson, LLC
Functional Group: Production